Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) Visit to Galway, Ireland

Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) Visit to Galway, Ireland

The Kellogg Innovation Network KIN is a global community of innovators, a network of networks, across all sectors of society -- business, government, non-profits, the arts, academia -- dedicated to nurturing prosperity through innovation. KIN is closely associated with Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.

A group of KIN members will be visiting Ireland week commencing 17th September 2017 and over a number of days will engage with senior business, academic and political leaders.

The IRDG Innovation Network is organising the KIN Partner Event in Galway on Monday 18th September 2017 which will focus on the Research & Innovation community across two main themes – Medical Devices and Data Analytics.

IRDG / KIN Partner Event Agenda (18th September 2017)

Morning Theme: Medical Devices at Customer Innovation Centre, Medtronic

09:30: Welcome by Galway Mayor

10:00-12:30:  Event with the U.S. and indigenous Medical Device Companies located in the Galway region.  

  • Overview Presentation of the Medical Device Industry in Ireland and Galway.
  • Medtronic Presentation
  • CÚRAM presentation.
  • Bioinnovate presentation
  • Open discussion between KIN and Medical Device companies and researchers.
  • Tour of Medtronic facilities.

12:30: Depart for lunch at NUIG.

Afternoon Theme: Data Analytics at Aula Maxima, National University of Ireland, Galway.

13:00 - Lunch in Aula Maxima, NUIG with Keynote Speaker – NUIG President. KIN representative to speak. Executives from the medical device and data analytics companies / cntres will join the lunch event.

14:00-15:30 - Data Analytics Event 

  • Fidelity Investments
  • Indigenous Company Presentation
  • KIN speaker
  • Open discussion

15:30 -   KIN Departure